Congrats, Finals Week & Summer Training Schedule

Congratulations
Congrats to our most recent belt promotions: Jaylon (yellow), Michal (yellow), Anne (high-green), Michaela (high-green), Gouri (high-green), and Rui (red)
Feel free to check out some of the photos and videos from the in-person belt test on the club Instagram https://www.instagram.com/taekwondoatuiuc/ or the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/TaeKwonDoatUIUC
Keep Adapting and Good Luck on Finals
One of the best qualities of a martial artist is their ability to adapt! Also, this an excellent skill for everyone especially during the busiest times in the semester.

Finals Week Training
Campus Rec space requests for club sports end on the last day of classes. See below for the club training schedule during Finals Week (May 7-14, 2021):
  • Saturday 5/8/2021 12pm CST In-person OUTSIDE
    • (grassy lawn outside of Law Building – corner of 4th & Peabody)
  • Monday 5/10/2021 6pm – 7:30pm CST In-person OUTSIDE 
    • (grassy lawn outside of Law Building – corner of 4th & Peabody)
  • Wednesdays 5/12/2021 6pm – 7:30pm CST ONLINE
Summer I Training (May 15 – June 13, 2021)
Our club trains throughout the entire year. See below for the training schedule for the first four weeks of the summer term.

Note: For outdoor (outside) classes the full formal Taekwondo uniform is not required. Please make sure to bring water bottles and wear sunscreen as necessary. Also, if there is rain in the forecast on the date of an outdoor class a cancellation notice will be sent out or an online class will be conducted and notice sent out.

Senior Send-Off Class of 2021

Congratulations to our newest white belt Michal Kalita! 

Senior Send-Off for Class of 2021

Traditionally in the spring term, we get to celebrate any graduating seniors from our club with a group dinner. However, that isn’t yet possible so if you are graduating or want to send some good wishes to graduates please complete the survey by April 30th.

End of the Semester Belt Tests – Saturday, May 1st (In-Person) and Sunday, May 2nd (Virtual) 

This is a reminder that the end of the semester belt test is Saturday, May 1st from 12:15 pm – 2 pm as the testing opportunity will take the place of the scheduled TKD class. All that have completed the conditions of participation form (on the Campus Rec roster) are welcome and encouraged to attend in uniform to help out by holding targets/boards, taking pictures, and encouraging your fellow club members. Those students that plan on testing in person should complete the following form by this Friday, April 23rd so enough testing supplies are ordered. https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1038457693
Also, there will be a virtual belt test option provided on Sunday, May 2nd at 10 am CST for those students that have contacted me in advance regarding this accommodation.